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  • Pride Month Statement May 28, 2021
    Pride Month is a time for celebration of LGBTQIA+ communities in commemoration of the Stonewall Uprising of 1969. At AUI, we celebrate an environment that is safe and welcoming to all, and the strength that our diversity brings us.
  • Cyber Expert Wins FBI Community Leadership Award May 7, 2021
    Robert R. Wells, special agent in charge of the Charlotte Division of the FBI has chosen a local cyber expert as the 2020 Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA) recipient for North Carolina. Torry Crass has been an invaluable partner to the FBI Charlotte field office since 2013.
  • 2021 AUI Scholarship Recipients May 4, 2021
    Below are the fourteen winners of the 2021 AUI Scholarship conducted by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. These students will each receive an award of $3,500 per year to aid in defraying expenses at the college or university of their choice.
  • ITL Development Director: “We are convinced that our proposal is solid and meets all the requirements” May 3, 2021
    In an interview with Nueva Mining and Energy Magazine, Ricardo Raineri, Director of Development of the Chilean Institute of Clean Technologies (ITL) refers to the criticism that has hovered over Corfo's decision, arguing that “it is essential to understand and emphasize that our proposal is based on an open platform model ”.
  • West Virginia Students Contact International Space Station LIVE April 29, 2021
    Friday, May 7th at 8:00 AM EDT, students in rural West Virginia will experience this once in a lifetime opportunity. Green Bank Elementary-Middle School (GBEMS) will be contacting astronaut Mark Vande Hei on the International Space Station (ISS).
  • The Universe just Became More Accessible: Free Software for Exploring the Universe Through Sound April 21, 2021
    Today free software has been released to help the blind and visually impaired (BIV) explore the universe through sound. With the support from the National Science Foundation’s STEM+C program, Innovators Developing Accessible Tools for Astronomy (IDATA) brought together nearly 200 BIV and sighted students, teachers, astronomers and programmers from across the Nation to create this […]
  • Nueva Mineria covers the importance of ICTL’s Open Science model pioneered by AUI April 16, 2021
    The ICTL is a Chilean clean technology institute that is committed to developing innovations in the mining, power, battery, manufacturing, and related industrial sectors. The Open Science model allows a larger community to access R&D facilities based on the merit of their proposals.
  • VIDEO: Multi-wavelength Observations Reveal Impact of Black Hole on M87 Galaxy April 15, 2021
    In 2019, a worldwide collaboration of scientists used a global collection of radio telescopes called the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) to make the first-ever image of a black hole — the supermassive black hole at the core of the galaxy M87, some 55 million light-years from Earth.
  • ACEAP Alumna Selected as Astronaut for SpaceX April 6, 2021
    Sian Procter, a participant in the Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program (ACEAP) in 2016, has been selected as an astronaut by SpaceX. The Inspiration4 mission, scheduled to launch sometime after 15 September 2021, will orbit Earth for three days and conduct a variety of experiments.
  • New Images Reveal Magnetic Structures Near Supermassive Black Hole March 24, 2021
    The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) -- the worldwide collaboration that produced the first image of a black hole in 2019 -- has produced a new image showing details of the magnetic fields in the region closest to the supermassive black hole at the core of the galaxy M87. The new work is providing astronomers with […]